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No effective treatments were discovered by the time the disease was eradicated.

From Vox

A farmer who aggressively eradicates all the insects on their land might be setting up an invisible desert for birds passing through.

Pakistan is one of the three countries in the world where polio has not been eradicated.

From Vox

Unless the coronavirus is eradicated everywhere, she said, it will remain a threat to the United States and other countries.

We’ll never go back to the way things were even if the virus is eradicated.

From Digiday

We need Obama to follow through on his promise to eradicate it.

It might take us centuries to eradicate the sexism that powers the harassment of women on a cultural level.

First impressions are tough to eradicate—especially in the cutthroat world of Hollywood.

Erdogan had announced the move in a speech on Thursday, vowing to “eradicate Twitter.”

“We will eradicate Twitter”, he said during a campaign speech on Thursday.

You cannot all at once eradicate the deep-rooted customs and habits of any people, whoever they may be.

The country here is infested by guerillas, whom all our efforts cannot eradicate.

But he could not bequeath political capacity to his colleagues, nor could he eradicate many bad traditions of long standing.

I wanted to eradicate those twisted ideas, and make her good qualities her ruling ones.

Indeed, even in our own day it has hardly been possible to eradicate from India the custom of burning the widow of the deceased.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eradicate, such as: abolish, annihilate, eliminate, erase, expunge, and exterminate.

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